Chancery Depositions (PRO C24/275 piece 77 Edw de Vere v Roger and Rich Harlakenden)

1.2.42Eliz1 (Friday 1 February 1600)

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four as to the next precedent interrogatory he hath formerly deposed and further saith that one mr Jn Drawater this deponent's late master in the time that this deponent dwelt with him as his servant did tell this deponent that the said Roger Harlakenden assured unto him that he had promised the said honourable earl when he made the conveyance of the said site manor and parsonage that upon repayment of such monies as was laid down for them his lordship should have them (torn) this the examinant thinketh to be very true for that he said Roger Harlakenden by virtue of his commission did about the same time make sale of the manor of Inglestorpe in Essex for the said earl unto the said Drawater upon the like condition and further to that interrogatory he cannot depose